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Sunday Morning Sermon — Pope Francis Deals with a “Distraction”
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By Donald Miller
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This weeks Sunday Morning Sermon comes from Pope Francis, but it’s not so much what he says in this video as what he does. When a child climbs up onto the stage to be near him, Pope Francis does little to shoo him away. In fact, as staff try to get the kid to come down, Francis pats his head and goes on with his sermon. It’s really a beautiful picture of Christ’s willingness to put off His “agenda” to interact with us. But of course that’s not how it should be said, as we are His agenda.

Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time with dear friends who’ve adopted a 15-month old child. She’s beautiful and fun and full of life. And she loves attention. She is constantly asking the world if they notice her, if they want to play with her and whether she’s worth it. And of course she is. And she’s told that both in word and action all day. Her parents are setting a foundation […]

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The Best Viral Videos We Found This Week
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By Tim Schurrer
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The homeless veteran transformation video won your vote last week. What about this week? […]

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Why I Would Rather Be Crazy Than Boring
Allison Fallon
By Allison Fallon
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Recently I was on a plane, reading a book, and I started crying.

I’m not much of a crier most of the time. I have my moments, of course, like anyone; usually in private. But I’m typically not the girl who cries in movie theaters or over hallmark commercials or even (in public) over well-written books. So of course it came as a huge surprise on the plane when the tears began to come and I realized, no matter how hard I tried, I wasn’t going to be able to will them away.

Oh no, not this now, I thought to myself […]